DC Bandipora holds interaction with PRI Representatives

Bandipora, Sep 29 (KNS): Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad Tuesday held an interaction with the representatives of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) to listen to their grievances.
Assistant Commissioner Development Ab Rashid Dass, District Panchayat Officer Nazir Ahmad, BDC Chairpersons and Sarpanchs were also present on the occasion.
Threadbare discussions were held regarding a range of issues concerning the PRIs. The representatives also raised several grievances and demands and sought early redressal of their grievances.
DC Bandipora gave patient hearing to the PRI representatives and assured them every possible support from the district administration.
The implementation of several developmental works taken up during earlier phases of Back to Village program was also discussed during the interaction. DC Bandipora said the money has been released for clearing the liabilities and directed to complete the pending works during the current working season before the onset of winter.
DC Bandipora said the PRIs are act as mini parliaments in Villages and the elected representatives of the PRIs should be taken on board in all the developmental activities in rural areas.
While enumerating the importance of the PRIs, DC Bandipora said they play pivotal role in ensuring that benefit of government schemes percolates among grass root beneficiaries.
Deputy Commissioner also asked these elected representatives to keep a close eye on the working of government schools and health centres in their area. Deputy Commissioner assured the BDC Chairpersons and sarpanchs that District Administration will do a kind of hand-holding to make the functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions more effective.(KNS)


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